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Stainless steel rebar

High performance reinforcement is used to control the damaging effects of corrosive environments due to chlorides from deicing compounds, marine spray or contamination and spillage from chemical processing in mining, petrochemical or other industrial environments. Company cites a growing trend among state, provincial and federal transportation engineers to specify stainless as it represents the most economically viable corrosion resistant reinforcing steel for chloride attack-prone concrete. Once a structure is built with stainless steel reinforcement, owners and operator stand to see a dramatic reduction in repairs over the service life cycle. Company ships fabricated rebar and reinforcing mats throughout the U.S. and Canada. — Salit Specialty Rebar, Buffalo, N.Y., 716/299-1990, www.stainlessrebar.com

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Have you resolved to manage complexity this year?

It’s a new year and businesses are taking inventory of their organizations. By analyzing the previous year’s performance, managers typically identify short and long-term solutions to ensure greater profitability in the coming year. However, many of them fail to adequately plan for the complexities that accompany rapid growth. Experiencing such growth without adequately preparing for it can cause a myriad of challenges, including inefficiency, which leads to lost productivity, lower customer satisfaction, and decreased profitability.

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Caterpillar forges new value parts brand for legacy engines, machines

Caterpillar Inc. is launching a new tier of repair and replacement parts to support small- and medium-sized equipment under its Construction Industries umbrella, along with pre-EPA 2010 on/off-highway truck engines. Yellowmark products will offer an alternative for customers looking for reliable, value-priced parts from Cat dealers.

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Daimler tests 3D-printed parts for Freightliner, Western Star

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Mobile cabinets

Vidmar E-Series Mobile Cabinet line is billed as an ergonomic, efficient and cost-effective solution for manufacturing and vehicle maintenance applications. Eight models, from light- and heavy-duty carts to workstations, suit users seeking high density tool or part storage. Cabinets are available in three-, six-, seven-, 10- or 15-drawers models as well as open shelf cart and lift-top work surfaces; all include casters for added mobility and are available in gray or black. — Vidmar/Stanley Black & Decker Storage Solutions, Allentown, Pa., www.stanleyvidmar.com

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